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Thuraya appoints John Huddle as Head of Media Services

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Amsterdam (Sept. 6, 2012) – Leading global mobile satellite services operator, Thuraya Telecommunications Company announces the appointment of John Huddle as its new head of Market Development for Media Services. Mr. Huddle will oversee the development and execution of the company’s global market strategies, pricing and operations of its MediaComms suite.

John Huddle said, “I am thrilled to join Thuraya which is an industry leader renowned for offering its users unparalleled products and services. I look forward to contributing to the continued success of the company in the media sector.” The Thuraya MediaComms line features a reliable network and a powerful range of data solutions which enable the media to stay steadily on top of the news by providing high-speed mobile streaming, live broadcasting, guaranteed bandwidth, best-in-class durability as well as rapid, easy deployment, flexible and competitively pricing packages.

Mr. Huddle brings his media industry expertise to Thuraya where he will work alongside a diverse team of highly experienced professionals committed to driving the growth and development of the company’s media segment serving some of the world’s leading broadcasters and media companies. Thuraya’s superior global network provides clear and uninterrupted connectivity and its innovative products and solutions ensure reliability, efficiency and quality.

Mr. Huddle has over 12 years of experience in the satellite communications industry. Prior to joining Thuraya, he held a number of commercial roles at Loral Space & Communications and more recently at Intelsat as Global Accounts Director focused on the media sector.

About Thuraya Telecommunications Company (
Thuraya Telecommunications Company is an industry leading MSS operator and a global telecommunication provider offering innovative communications solutions to a variety of sectors including energy, broadcast media, maritime, military and NGO.

Thuraya’s superior network enables clear communications and uninterrupted coverage across two thirds of the globe by satellite and across the whole planet through its unique GSM roaming capabilities. The company’s diverse range of technologically superior and highly reliable mobile satellite handsets and broadband devices provide ease of use, value, quality and efficiency.

Thuraya remains committed to serving humanity through delivering the essential tools for optimal connectivity, never leaving anyone out of reach.

For more information contact:

Shereen Hanafi
Director of Communications
Tel: + 971-4-4488-888
Fax: +971-4-4488-899
Email: [email protected]